415. Grace Mei-En Ho何美恩, Cellist / 07/2017

Grace Mei-En Ho何美恩, Cellist

Taiwanese-American cellist Grace Ho is an active soloist and chamber musician in the United States and Asia. Ms. Ho has appeared as a soloist with orchestras such as the Xiamen Philharmonic Orchestra (China), Ho Chi Minh City Symphony Orchestra (Vietnam), Sun Taipei Philharmonic (Taiwan), Lewisville Lake Symphony Orchestra (Texas), Manhattan School of Music Philharmonic Orchestra, and University of North Texas Chamber Orchestra.
Ms. Ho has achieved numerous awards including First-prize winner in the Manhattan School of Music Eisenberg-Fried Concerto Competition, winner in the University of North Texas Concerto Competition, and a silver medal recipient in the Crescendo Music Awards. Ms. Ho has performed in prestigious concert halls such as Carnegie Hall’s Stern Auditorium and Zankel Hall in New York, Meyerson Symphony Center in Dallas, Taiwan National Concert and Recital Halls, and the Opera House in Ho Chi Minh City.
Ms. Ho is a founding member of the Ulysses Quartet, Grand Prize and Gold Medal winners of the 2016 Fischoff Competition, semi-finalist at the 2016 Banff International String Quartet Competition, and 2nd Prize of the 9th Osaka International Chamber Music Competition. Also a member of Shattered Glass string ensemble, Principal Cellist of Miami Symphony, and a board member of the International Chamber Players, an organization that brings leading American and international musicians together for chamber music concert tours.
Ms. Ho received her Bachelor of Music from the University of North Texas and Master of Music from Manhattan School of Music with full scholarships, graduating with the Pablo Casals Award, and is currently pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts at Manhattan School of Music with full scholarship. Former teachers include David Geber, Clive Greensmith, and Eugene Osadchy. Ms. Ho has also collaborated with world renowned cellist David Geringas.

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